Nurses should work to assure that the relevant parties are involved and have a voice in decision-making about patient care issues. Nurses should see that the question that need to be addressed are asked and the information needed for informed decision-making is available and provided. Nurse should actively promote the collaborative multi-disciplinary planning required to ensure the availability and accessibility of quality health services to all persons who have needs for health care. Intra-professional collaboration within nursing is fundamental to effectively addressing the health needs of patients and the public. Nurses engaged in non-clinicals roles, such as administration or research, while not providing direct care, nonetheless are collaborating in the provision of care through their influence and direction of those who do.
In such situations, it is important that a senior doctor is present during the charge nurse so that he is able to take control of the situation if the need arises. The accomplishments of a charge nurse can come about if the charge nurse has the ability to familiarize herself with the business side of health care and is showing the right kind of leadership style. This would help her in being able to control most of the critical situations without having the need of a senior doctor. The skills required to support the performance of charge nurse’s role is by having attention to detail, and having proper organizational and analytical skills, and by acquiring a caring and sympathetic
Conclusions and implications were formulated with the knowledge that subjects for this study used. This paper provides a description of the education program for nurse practitioners in the Université de Montréal’s Faculty of Nursing, widely considered a leader in the discipline. It further reports the results of a study examining the roles and responsibilities of Nurse Practitioners and of the factors that, despite the impediments to progress the practice faces, motivate them to pursue development of their abilities in carrying out their duties and making “a difference.” Nurse Practitioners are proud of being a source of reference for their colleagues and believe strongly professional collaboration while acknowledging and respecting their limitations, by refusing to assume any responsibilities not delegated to nurse practitioners. The conclusions were based on the findings and logically stated. There was a very in-depth research project, particularly for a journal article.
It should occur throughout the nursing process as well as at the end. It allows the nurse to evaluate the patient’s response to the nursing interventions that were provided and the progress the patient is making with their treatment. The nurse can then plan further care based on what worked well and what didn’t work for this patient (Ackley and Ladwig, 2014). The nurse evaluated the care that was provided to John. The goal was not met entirely and as a result the care plan was revised by the nurse.
Nursing assessment has a significant role in providing effective, accurate and safe nursing care in clinical practice. Nursing assessment is the first stage of the Nursing Process. It is used to explore the physical, psychological, spiritual and social aspect of the patient’s life. It is therefore a holistic and systematic guide for nurses to obtain a greater understanding of their patient’s wants and needs. It is the underlying foundation of the process, on which other phases of the process are based upon (Foster & Hawkins, 2005).
She believes that nursing interventions are key to nursing care. Watson’s nursing theories express that the mind, body and spirit of the patient should be taken into consideration. I agree with Watsons that while providing care the nurse should consider care base on the patient as a whole and not just focus on the disorder. I was taught to use Maslow’s hierarchy of need while planning and providing care for my patients. Maslow’s hierarchy is use to prioritize a patient need from life treating issues to love and belong.
Their perspectives are important for end of life discussions (Hamric and Blackhall 2007). That is why nurses should also be involved in end of life decision making, which makes nursing and medical perspectives be able to share with families’ perspectives to achieve a consensus (Bloomer,
This framework is designed to help the nurse with gathering information and identifying potential challenges of the community. After collecting the data, the nurse will be able to examine the information to create a plan based on the identified issue. Once the plan is implemented, the nurse will have an opportunity to evaluate the effectiveness of the plan by verifying if the desired health outcomes are attained (Yui, 2016). When assessing a community, the nurse can use various methods on how to collect data such as environmental scan, needs assessment, problem investigation, and resource evaluation (Yui, 2016). These four methods are used in combination to assess the Sunset community such as collecting information from various government websites, and articles which contain statistics that has quantitative and qualitative data (Yui, 2016).
When a nurse performs a health assessment, she may find a problem that requires the expertise of other members of the health care team. In this case, the nurse notifies the proper health care team member of the problem and makes sure the patient receives the expert care that they need. Here, she becomes an advocate for her patient. The last role that will be discussed is of an educator. During a health assessment, a nurse may become aware that a patient is lacking information that may help improve his condition.